Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 2/15/14
Peter Moylan is 35 years old. Before this year, the Astros righthander and Australia native had never fully experienced winter. He didn’t cherish it. A one-time pharmaceutical sales rep, Moylan spent 2006-12 with the Braves, and he still has a home in Atlanta. He began the offseason in Australia for 10 weeks before heading back to Georgia, where he said he saw the temperature climb over 60 degrees maybe twice. “It was my first real winter to be honest,” Moylan said. “I can leave that (experience), I didn’t need it.” A sidearmer, Moylan is in Astros camp as a non-roster invitee. He signed a minor league deal this winter and has a June 1 opt out clause, but he hopes he won’t need it. Moylan’s made a combined 35 major league appearances the last three years, which isn’t many. The 2013 season was his first with an organization other than the Braves, with the powerhouse Dodgers. He allowed 11 runs in 15 1/3 innings, good for a 6.46 ERA, but he did much better at Class AAA Albuquerq...
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